(Jan) When I was a little girl, my mom told my sister & I that we could choose what color to paint our walls and decorate our bedrooms. My sister chose pink. I chose green and brown just like the canape of the apple tree just outside my window. I was reminded of my girlhood bedroom this week while walking around Yellowsmoke park. Iowa at this time of year is a vast pallet of shades of green.
and corn fields, past an industrial area near the highway and then back up a wicked hill to the Nature Center and back down through a field of crown vetch.
Here are some of the wildflowers….
This past week has been filled with friends and family, too. We are here at the lake with local friends Jim & Jerri and Lynn & Mary. On Sunday we went to visit at son Brent’s house in Ames with their family, our son Eric’s family and his parents-in-law and then all went out to dinner at Hickory Park, a local favorite, in Ames. Today was an annual physical for Chuck & I and tomorrow we are taking my mom to have her Hearing Aids checked. So there’s always lots to do! We’re looking forward to Fireworks and parties on July 3rd.